carriage horses

There are other ways for them to make a living, and NYClass, a not-for-profit animal rights organization, has come up with
Naturally, retiring this industry will have financial repercussions, but the mayor's bill reflects a strong intent to offset those consequences with workforce training programs and resources available not only to drivers, but to owners, license holders, and horse stable employees.
Tourists' "To Do" lists may be about to change, as Mayor Bill De Blasio has introduced a bill to ban horse-drawn carriages by May of 2016, making good on a key campaign promise.
In contrast with overworked racehorses, New York's carriage horses are not permitted to work when it is too hot, or too cold
The drivers aren't going down without a fight. I don't blame them. Yet their efforts to demonize the opposition are distracting us from the question at the heart of the issue: is the impact of the industry on the horses cruel, or is it not?
Horse-drawn carriages have been an iconic New York City attraction for decades, but Mayor Bill De Blasio wants to end the practice. New York Magazine explores who would win with the carriage-horse ban...and it's not necessarily the horses.
It's past due time to do the right thing. Ban the unsafe and inhumane horse carriage industry. Those who oppose this enlightened movement will assuredly be on the wrong side of history.
Every Valentine's Day, countless New Yorkers and tourists are trotted around the city by animals that are literally being worked to death. So today, New Yorkers should show carriage horses some love by giving them a badly needed break.
In the ongoing battle against New York City's use of carriage horses, a new voice has entered the debate and she's threatening
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A New York City carriage horse works nine hours a day, seven days a week. It is a brutal existence, dodging buses and taxis, standing in the sun, rain, and snow, and, of course, pulling heavy loads.
The white equine was heading towards Central Park when at around 9:30AM it collapsed. The body was taken to Cornell University
Manhattan's carriage horses may soon get an annual five-week vacation and safer working conditions, while their drivers receive
At the end of the day carriage horses return to their tiny stalls in stables on the far West side of the city, or as Jon Stewart once called it, "The sad-eyed horse carriage district."
New York City is considering a bill, Intro. 653, that some believe will severely compromise the care of the city's carriage